Adeyi leads Sam Houston St. over Abilene Christian 24-10
ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Ife Adeyi had 197 yards receiving and caught two touchdown passes to lead Sam Houston State past Abilene Christian 24-10 on Saturday.
Sam Houston State (5-2, 6-4) pulled into a four-way tie atop the Southland Conference standings while Abilene Christian (5-4, 4-4) had its three-game win streak snapped.
Eric Schmid was 16-of-33 passing for 260 yards for the Bearkats. Adeyi finished with eight catches.
The Wildcats jumped on Sam Houston State with 10 points in the first quarter behind Blair Zepeda's 24-yard field goal and Luke Anthony's 14-yard touchdown pass to Tracy James.
Adeyi caught a 36-yard touchdown pass from receiver Noah Smith and added a 57-yarder from Schmid that gave the Bearkats a 14-10 halftime lead. Hunter Pinegar kicked a 22-yard field goal and Donovan Williams had a 3-yard touchdown run in the third quarter to cap the scoring.
Anthony was 28-of-44 passing for 155 yards with one touchdown pass but threw two interceptions.